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New Casino Announcements & Partnerships

Red Tiger Gaming Debuts Online at BetRivers and SugarHouse Casinos.

If you’re keen for news of new slots games, then this should brighten your day no end: Red Tiger Gaming (a software producer that launched in 2014 and quickly became popular due to its Daily Jackpots mechanic and other innovative concepts) has launched in the US, beginning with Pennsylvania, under NetEnt's license.

Launching exclusively at BetRivers and SugarHouse Casinos, Red Tiger’s Daily Drop Jackpots (Daily Drops are progressive jackpots programmed to drop daily) are not currently available but will hit US markets at a later date. In the meantime, if you want to get a feel for Red Tiger Gaming take a look at the results when they re-mastered NetEnt's Gonzo’s Quest Slot!

FanDuel and Golden Nugget Secure Illinois Market Access.

As things heat up in Illinois (post sports betting reform in early 2020), both FanDuel and Golden Nugget have this week announced new pathways to secure market access in the state, with both companies opting to build or buy a physical presence.

As a condition of legal gambling licensing in the US, online verticals must have a land-based casino partner with which they share a license. And in this rather unusual move, both Golden Nugget and FanDuel have decided to shake things up in Illinois as FanDuel significantly invests in Fairmount Park Racetrack and Golden Nugget commits to a new-build casino project.

While online casino gambling is not currently legal in Illinois, it is an expected future development, and this positions both companies to take instant advantage of the market as and when regulation comes into force.

New US Game Releases

Syncronite Slot: Yggdrasil. RTP 96%.

Syncronite Slot is a brand new Yggdrasil game hitting US online casinos this week. It’s Yggdrasil’s second slot to pioneer their proprietary Splitz mechanic following Neon Rush earlier this year.

Set on a splendid art deco backdrop, this game is all about syncing reels and splitting symbols (instead of 3 symbols per reel, a synced reel with split symbols can contain 8 characters) to increase the ways to win and achieve huge potential payouts of 64,000x the bet per spin (bets from $0.10-20).

Inclusive of 6x3 reels with 729 - 21,168 ways to win, this game delivers thrilling win anticipation as the reels merge and fill with Diamonds, Di and Casino Chips!

On each spin, a minimum of 2 reels are synched, but this increases to all 6 (randomly triggered), so there’s non-stop action, guaranteed. And depending on how the symbols split, you could be playing with a fantastic 21,168 ways!

Delivering highly-stylized design and gameplay with a dazzlingly fast jazz beat to play to, this non-stop slot is an excellent choice to play this week. Take a look:

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Santa Stacked Free Spins: Inspired Gaming. RTP 95%.

If you’re looking to get in the festive spirit and score all-round top-notch entertainment this November, then Santa Stacked Free Spins is a brand new game that'll be right up your street. Produced by Inspired Gaming, it revamps that old player-favorite - the gamble feature.

Santa Stacked Free Spins Slot: Inspired Gaming

With bets starting from $0.20-100, this 5x4, 40 line, Christmas-themed slot is a knockout on the reels. Featuring present, Christmas tree, stocking, snowflake, and candy cane symbols, plus substitution wilds and scatters (which trigger free spins containing only 4 symbols on the reels), it's an awesome play.

The star of the show comes in the form of the reimagined gamble feature, which can deliver either cash wins (up to half a million dollars) or free spins through the use of 2 gamble wheels - sounds pretty epic, right? Take it for a spin at these top Inspired Gaming Casinos!

Industry News and Events

Revenue Round-Up October 2020: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware Post Record Figures.

In New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, online gambling revenue is soaring according to each state’s respective regulating body. Showing a considerable increase for year-on-year gambling revenue.

In NJ the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement announced that the industry is up 26.1% with DraftKings, BetMGM, and Borgata taking the top spots as the highest earners in the state.

While in Pennsylvania, records are being set with a 13% total increase, which according to the PA Gaming Control Board is mainly due to the explosion of iGaming, with revenue growth of over $55m (2019 revenues were $4.9m, Oct 2020 they are $59.8m). From this, a whopping $40m was generated from online slots. In terms of the largest earners, BetRivers took the top spot, followed by DraftKings, Parx, and Mohegan Sun Casinos.

Meanwhile, in Delaware, the state lottery announced a year-on-year market growth of 161.6%, with online slots accounting for most of the revenue. In terms of the top-ranking platforms in this state, Dover Downs Casino stole the crown!

Tennessee Bets $27m in first 7-days of Legal Sports Betting.

We don’t typically focus on sports betting at Casino Cabbie. However, we couldn’t help share this juicy titbit of info with you: Tennessee, which opened for online legal sports betting on November 1st, has already grossed $27m in bets across the first 7 days. What a spectacular week of betting it’s been from Tennessee residents, let the good time roll!

Alright, folks that's all this week's top iGaming stories. We'll see you next time. Have great week!

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